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The Census Book


1880 Federal Census

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Census Information Collected:

  • Dwelling number
  • Family Number
  • Name of each occupant in household
  • Color
  • Sex
  • Age prior to June 1
  • Month Born in Census year
  • Relationship to head of household
  • Single, Married, Widowed,Divorced
  • Married in census year
  • OccupationNumber of months person has been unemployed
  • Is the person disabledBlind, Deaf, Dumb, Insane, Mamed or Crippled
  • Attended school during year
  • Cannot read
  • Cannot write
  • Father's Birth Place
  • Mother's Birth Place

US Population:  3.2 million free, 0.7 million slave

Available Microfilm:

  • National Archives and Records Adminstration catalog number - 1880. T9  Rolls 1-1448.
  • To obtain the specific catalog number for the roll for the state and county you want, see the NARA Microfilm list.
  • For information about microfilm rental see NARA Microfilm Rental Information


  • Census Day: June 1, 1880.

States Enumerated: All states except Oklahoma, Alaska, Hawaii

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